The House of the Whispering Pines

The House of the Whispering Pines

by Anna Katharine Green

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Overview

This early work by Anna Katharine Green was originally published in 1910 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The House of the Whispering Pines' is one of Green's novels of crime and mystery. Anna Katharine Green was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA in 1846. She aspired to be a writer from a young age, and corresponded with Ralph Waldo Emerson during her late teens. When her poetry failed to gain recognition, Green produced her first and best-known novel, The Leavenworth Case (1878). Praised by Wilkie Collins, the novel was year's bestseller, establishing Green's reputation. Green wrote at a time when fiction, and especially crime fiction, was dominated by men. However, she is now credited with shaping detective fiction into its classic form, and developing the trope of the recurring detective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473364790
Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication date: 02/16/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 442
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 5 - 17 Years

About the Author

She was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 11, 1846. Green had an early ambition to write romantic verse, and she corresponded with Ralph Waldo Emerson. When her poetry failed to gain recognition, she produced her first and best known novel, The Leavenworth Case (1878), praised by Wilkie Collins, and the hit of the year. She became a bestselling author, eventually publishing about 40 books. On November 25, 1884, Green married the actor and stove designer, and later noted furniture maker, Charles Rohlfs (1853 - 1936), who was seven years her junior. Rohlfs toured in a dramatization of Green's The Leavenworth Case. After his theater career faltered, he became a furniture maker in 1897, and Green collaborated with him on some of his designs. Green died on April 11, 1935 in Buffalo, New York, at the age of 88.

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